Bigger city dating
These people represent a slice of the diverse sexualities and relationship statuses of our city.
For all their differences, what they have in common is a sharp perspective on the assets and liabilities of dating in Portland.
They’ve also developed a neat Flash feature based on our study.
Of course, in most cases you won’t be lucky enough to get a 1:1 ratio of people interested in dating each other, but you can always move to a city or neighborhood that’s skewed in your favor.
Here’s our take, borrowing from Oyer’s insights: When the ratio of buyers to sellers is a constant, research shows (pdf) that the probability of successful matches between the two is significantly higher when there are more of both.
In the job market, employers and employees are more likely to be successfully matched if there’s a wider pool.
In partnership with AXE Deodorant Bodyspray Hooking that hottie is hard enough without the odds stacked against you, so the city researchers at Sperling’s Best Places have identified for you "America’s Best and Worst Cities for Dating." The study is based on criteria that includes percentage of singles ages 18-24, population density, and dating venues per capita such as concerts, coffee shops, bars, bowling alleys, etc., and includes 80 metro areas in America.
We teamed up with AXE Deodorant Bodyspray, which specializes in the dating game, to find out which city is revered as the D.